CEO of Pro Barents. Pro Barents is an innovation and development company in Hammerfest, which through its incubator program is a key supporter in the commercialization of new businesses. Pro Barents has, as an incubator and as an investor, commercialized more new companies / investments. Trine is a graduate of economics from HHB and has additional education from QUT in Australia within strategy and entrepreneurship. She has about 20 years of experience in business development and business development - and has worked on a broad national / northern Norwegian network. Trine also has solid and wide board experience - both in start-ups and growth companies. She also has experience as a financial manager in Hammerfest municipality, as well as the economy / market in the fishing industry.
A graduate of economy from HHB. She is the CEO of Hammerfest Næringsinvest (HNI) (Hammerfest industrial Invest) and has been employed by the company since 2003. HNI is a regional investment company that has invested in around 30 companies in various industries since its startup. HNI will be an active owner and have a board seat in the companies they enter. Moland has thus had, and has more project positions, as well as board and general manager. Through 20 years, Moland has acquired extensive expertise and experience in several different industries, including: in fisheries and aquaculture. She is a former financial manager at the fish processing company and worked for several years as a corporate consultant.
Holds a master's degree in biotechnology from the University of Tromsø, Norway's Arctic University, and PhD in molecular microbiology from the same institution. Hjelmevoll has a unique network in the North Norwegian biotechnology, university and research community, as well as national networks for research and innovation for 8 years in the Research Association's main board. He also has experience in establishing and building a company in biotechnology. Through Hjelmevoll's experience, and his mentors in the biotech environment in Tromsø, Polar Algae has access to a unique experience from the commercialization of biotech products, and that Polar Algae through the same network knows the rights and possible pitfalls in the industry.